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August 2017

Recent Acquisitions Ceremony

August 5, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Recent Acquisitions Ceremony | Sat, Aug 5 | 1:30 – 2 PM | At the Center Join us for a ceremony in acknowledging this year’s recent Museum Collection acquisitions, preceding the allTURNatives: Form + Spirit 2017 gallery talk. Recognition will take place in the collection area from 1:30 – 2 PM. Work by Ed Bosley; Mel Lindquist; Mark Lindquist; and Ed Moulthrop will be added to the Center's Collection. For questions please contact Katie Sorenson, Development & Events Manager at…

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October 2017

Friday the 13th at The Center for Art in Wood

October 13, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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$15.00

Friday the 13th at The Center for Art in Wood with Bright Invention | Friday, Oct 13, 2017 | 7 – 9 pm | $15 On Friday the 13th, it's best to stay inside . . . . . . with Bright Invention, as we perform a site-specific show at the extraordinary Center for Art in Wood in Old City, Philadelphia! Arrive at 7 to bid farewell to the exhibition "allTURNatives: Form + Spirit 2017" and enjoy some food and drink.…

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CRISS CROSS: Robyn Horn / Brian Dickerson

October 27, 2017 @ 10:00 am - January 18, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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CRISS CROSS: ROBYN HORN / BRIAN DICKERSON October 27, 2017 – January 18, 2018 Curated by Miriam Seidel Visit online gallery here. The Center for Art in Wood located at 141 N 3rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106 is pleased to present CRISS CROSS: Robyn Horn / Brian Dickerson curated by Miriam Seidel. Join us October 27th, in the Gerry Lenfest Gallery for an exhibition that expands our understanding of wood as an art medium. Two artists working in different ways—Robyn…

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The Selected Works of Dean Pulver

October 27, 2017 @ 10:00 am - January 18, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Visit the online gallery here. Dean Pulver, USA, is the 2017 recipient of the Bob Stocksdale International Excellence in Wood Award. In recognizing his talent and vision, Albert LeCoff commented that “ creates pieces that are raw and honest, expressing the perfection in imperfection as monuments to our existence.” Photo caption: Dean Pulver, Here, 2012. The Center for Art in Wood's Museum Collection. Supported by an anonymous donor, the Bob Stocksdale International Excellence in Wood Award annually grants $1,000 and…

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November 2017

2017 Annual Founders’ Fundraiser

November 11, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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$125.00

2017 Annual Founders’ Fundraiser | Sat, Nov. 11, 2017 | Reception at the Center | 141 N 3rd Street | 6 – 8 PM | After Party at The Arden’s Hamilton Family Arts Center | 62 N 2nd Street | 8 – 10 pm | The Center for Art in Wood continues the tradition of our Annual Founders’ Fundraiser on Saturday, November 11, 2017 with a reception at the Center from 6 PM – 8 PM and an after party at…

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February 2018

Seeing The Forests And The Trees: Winifred Helton-Harmon

February 2 - April 21
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Photo caption: Winifred Helton-Harmon, Tree Sisters, 2016 Seeing the Forests and the Trees: Winifred Helton-Harmon Feb 2 – Apr 21, 2018 Curated by Ricardo Viera Join us in the Gerry Lenfest Gallery for a multi-media installation by photographer Winifred Helton-Harmon. Curated by Ricardo Viera, Professor of Art at Lehigh University and Director of Lehigh University Arts Galleries, Seeing the Forests and the Trees brings together large-scale photographic prints, sculptures, sounds, and videography to create an immersive experience for visitors. photographic…

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May 2018

Connie Mississippi: Circle of Time

May 4 - July 21
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Photo caption: Connie Mississippi, Pythagoras, 1995. The Center for Art in Wood’s Museum Collection, Donated by Bruce and Marina Kaiser. Photo by John Carlano. Curated by Miriam Seidel Connie Mississippi is known for the powerful and graceful turned-wood sculptures that position her among the important artists who have emerged through the contemporary wood-turning movement. Opening this spring in the Gerry Lenfest Gallery, this exhibition is an unusual form of retrospective, bringing together for the first time examples of her notable…

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July 2018

Reading and Tour

July 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Reading and Tour | Guest Curator and Author Miriam Seidel | Sat July 21, 2018 | 2 – 3:30 pm | at The Center for Art in Wood | FREE   Join us for a special event with author, and curator, Miriam Seidel on Sat. July 21st. Seidel will read from The Speed of Clouds her recently released novel published by New Door Books. Afterward, Seidel will give an in-depth tour of Connie Mississippi: Circle of Time, the exhibition she curated.…

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August 2018

allTURNatives: Form + Spirit 2018

August 3 - October 20
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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The Windgate ITE International Residency (Windgate ITE) program is a collegial experience in which the Resident Fellows explore new work through research, exploration, and collaboration. This multi-disciplinary exhibition reflects each resident’s experience and includes work produced prior to the residency. The Resident Fellows are encouraged to pursue both individual and collaborative work that is exploratory and experimental. Three-dimensional work will be accompanied by photos, video, and other documentation depicting the summer experience. THE 2018 WINDGATE ITE RESIDENT FELLOWS ARE: Cha Jong-Rye,…

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October 2018

DesignPhiladelphia Open House at The Center for Art in Wood

October 5 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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DesignPhiladelphia Open House | The Center for Art in Wood | Fri. Oct 5, 2018 | 5 – 8 pm Join us for a DesignPhiladelphia Open House at The Center on October 5th during First Friday in Old City. Catch our Museum Collection speaker series, Object Lesson a First Friday featuring writer and curator Sarah Archer. Walk through our gallery and experience the current exhibition allTURNatives: Form + Spirit 2018 showcasing the work of our Windgate ITE International Residency Fellows. To learn more…

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Past and Present: Panel Discussion with Windgate ITE Fellows

October 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
www.centerforartinwood.org, 141 North 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Past and Present: Panel Discussion with Windgate ITE Fellows | Sat. Oct. 20, 2018 | 2 – 4 pm | The Center for Art in Wood FREE Join us for the closing celebration of allTURNatives: Form + Spirit 2018 with a panel discussion featuring past Fellows Amy Forsyth and Michael Brolly and present Windgate ITE Fellows Vivian Chiu, Michael Puryear and Janine Wang moderated by Jennifer-Navva Milliken, Artistic Director of the Center. Hear about their experiences during the Windgate ITE…

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November 2018

Gallery Talk with Merryll Saylan and Artistic Director Jennifer-Navva Milliken

November 3 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Turning Sixty, Maple, 10 x 21 x 16 , The Center for Art in Wood Museum Collection, Donated by the Artist Photo Credit: John Carlano Gallery Talk | Merryll Saylan and Artistic Director Jennifer-Navva Milliken| Sat. Nov. 3, 2018 | 2 - 4 pm | at The Center Join us for a gallery talk about the exhibition Merryll Saylan: This is Your Life. Curated by Glenn Adamson, this exhibition celebrates the timeline of her career. Walk through the exhibit with…

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